Welcome to Union
Union is a progressive, multicultural faith community in Boston with a 200-year history and commitment to Christian love, social justice, and radical hospitality.
We are a family of believers from all walks of life: black and brown, white, Latino, Asian, and indigenous …young and more seasoned …economically stable and struggling …transgender and cisgender …differently-abled, physically challenged…straight, gay, lesbian, queer, allies… lifetime Christians, new beginners, skeptics, and seekers…
…whoever you are, whatever your story, you are welcome!
LOCATION: 485 COLUMBUS AVENUE, BOSTON, MA 02118
Early Rise | 8AM
Sometimes less is more. Lasting ~60 minutes, this service offers a simple and intimate worship experience with hymns, prayers, spirituals, and Word. This service is great if you like to get up early, or have a busy schedule but still want to be connected to a family of faith.
Celebration | 11AM
Offering a festive mix of Gospel music, praise and worship, dance and Word, this service is great if you want to experience the uplifting sounds of our phenomenal worship arts teams. You are sure to experience God through sight and sound and spirit as this celebration is sure to energize your soul.
What To Expect
Attending a church service for the first time can be a nervous experience. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about Union and our services.
- How long is the service?
- What should I wear?
- How do I get to Union and where can I park?
- How do I get connected with others at Union?
- How do I become a member at Union?
Our 8am Sunday Worship service lasts about 75 minutes. Our 11am Sunday Worship service lasts about one hour and 45 minutes. When we have a combined 10:00am service (over the summer from June-August), it lasts about one hour and 45 minutes.
Some of our attendees wear jeans and a shirt and others wear ties, suits, or dresses (either out of personal preference or while participating on a Sunday team). You are welcome to come to Union as you are.
Please view our contact page for detailed directions. There is limited street parking around the church.
Visit our get connected page for more information on getting more involved in our community.
Membership means that you will support the work of Union Church through your prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness. If God is calling you to formally join this community, during the part of worship listed “Invitation to Discipleship and Membership”, please make your way up front. (Don’t be nervous…we’re excited to welcome you!) If you have questions about membership, please chat with our pastor or ministerial team at any time.